Deal in serious "antiques"

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From: Become a trader in antiques

There is a craze at the moment amongst Fallen London society for little ormolu carriage clocks. You will need to invest some moon-pearls of your own, as even reproductions need to tell the right time, but it should be worth it.

Unlocked with 30 x Moon-Pearl

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 73

  • 50 - very chancy (41%)
  • 63 - chancy (51%)
  • 75 - modest (61%)
  • 87 - very modest (71%)
  • 99 - low-risk (81%)
  • 111 - straightforward (91%)
  • 122 - straightforward (100%)


Very well sold.

Your risk has paid off. You took some moon-pearls down to a shady workshop [...] and had them placed in some very nice [...] clock casings. [...] You appeal to the vanity of the clergy and nobility you target [...] and you sell the lot.


The vagaries of fashion

Apparently, the reason ormolu has been so coveted is because making it is so dangerous. [...] However, [...] your customers discover vermeil instead. [...] Disgusted, you sell the clocks to dockers for less than you paid for them. [...]